Southern Healthcare team and therapy dog honoured at awards ceremony.

Three members of the Southern Healthcare team plus Ruby, Parkwood’s much-loved therapy dog, have won awards at a glittering ceremony in Plymouth. The Celebrating Excellence in Care Awards, organised by Plymouth City Council, have been held for the first time since 2019. The event aims to honour and recognise outstanding care staff, including those working … Read more

Meaningful Care Matters

Our four Devon care homes have received either an excellent or outstanding rating following audits by a national care organisation with a focus on relationship-centred cultures of care. Southern Healthcare homes in Exeter, Dawlish, Plymouth, and Seaton were visited by auditors from Meaningful Care Matters (MCM) who assessed the staffs’ interactions with residents, as well … Read more

Devon care home group reaches South West finals of prestigious awards

Southern Healthcare has reached the South West regional finals of the Great British Care Awards in six categories that recognise the group’s commitment to top quality care provision.      Five individual members of staff, two care teams and the Southern Healthcare group itself, beat off stiff competition to reach the finals of the awards. The … Read more

Bake Off excitement at Exeter care home

Baking enthusiasts at an Exeter care home had a ‘scone off’ to celebrate the start of Britain’s favourite baking show. Residents at The Old Rectory made a variety of scones for the care home’s ‘scone off’ competition, inspired by the popular Channel 4 show, the Great British Bake Off. Tom Matthews, an activities co-ordinator for … Read more